A online petition at Change.org has been signed by over 10,000 people asking for an Asheville station to fire one of their Reporters.
The petition wants WLOS to fire Reporter Kim King. The petition states that King, covering a press conference on the Gatlinburg wildfire was, "extremely rude to the mayor, interrupting him, and proceeded to blame the city of Gatlinburg for the lack of notification on the wildfire that NO ONE COULD PREDICT OR STOP."
One person commented on the petition saying:
Here is the online petition
When a viewer reached out to WLOS on Twitter, they promised a reply, but so far that has not happened.